These comments are submitted on behalf of a group of economists working on issues relating to the efficiency and equity impacts of water pricing and water consumer behavior more generally. We hope that these comments will be useful as an input to the California State Water Resources Control Board (“Board”) in the design of the Low-Income Water Rate Assistance Program (“W-LIRA”).
Testimony and Public Comments
Testimony on the Use of Natural Infrastructure for Watershed Restoration and Water Management
Forest management can actively support water capture and storage, taking advantage of natural infrastructure to protect water sources and restore watersheds.
Workshops & Seminars
Measuring the Cost: Exploring the Impacts of Water Pollution
Resources for the Future and the Atkinson Center for a Sustainable Future of Cornell University host Measuring the Cost: Exploring the Impacts of Water Pollution.
Happy Collecting Water?
Measuring Hedonic Well-Being among Water Carriers in Rural Kenya